how to convert ems to pixels

While creating the fly-out menu on my site, I used a tutorial from htmldog called Son of Suckerfish Dropdowns.

In the tutorial, all of the borders and spacing is done in ems. I wanted to convert these to pixels, but had no idea what the ratio is.

Luckily, there’s a website for that. I found has a handy conversion chart that shows you the conversion based on the percentage of your font. Or you can do custom numbers.

I simply plugged in all my numbers and once I got the results, replaced them in my css. Luckily, everything seems to be working just fine.🙂


-Katrina Oscarson

~ by cupcakesupremacy on February 21, 2011.

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